Photos: Inside Face Data Center Where Your Data Is Stored
Facebook is the second most visited site in the world and
the largest social network in the world with over 2 Billion people.

Photos: Inside Face Data Center Where Your Data Is Stored
Keeping all that data requires a large amount of data
centers to keep user data secure.
Photos: Inside Face Data Center Where Your Data Is Stored
It’s located in a subarctic environment that allows the data
center to have minimal cooling expenses.
Photos: Inside Face Data Center Where Your Data Is Stored
The Facebook data center is powered by affordable
electricity thats 100% renewable (12 hydro-electric plants at nearby rivers).
Photos: Inside Face Data Center Where Your Data Is Stored
Employees sometimes have to go to the building in temperatures
as low as -30C (-22F).
Photos: Inside Face Data Center Where Your Data Is Stored
The building’s exterior looks futuristic.
Photos: Inside Face Data Center Where Your Data Is Stored
Photos: Inside Face Data Center Where Your Data Is Stored
The giant fans draw frigid air from outside into the data
center to cool the thousands of servers. Heat from the servers also help to
keep the employees warm.
Photos: Inside Face Data Center Where Your Data Is Stored
About 150 employees work in the data center, but the giant
halls are usually empty. Only 1 technician is needed for over 25,000 servers at
one location, and they have to move around in the spaces using scooters due to
the distances they need to cover.

Photos: Inside Face Data Center Where Your Data Is Stored

Photos: Inside Face Data Center Where Your Data Is Stored
Repairing a server requires just 2 minutes. Once a server
gets old, theyre physically destroyed so that user data remains private.

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